Health News

COVID-19 Vaccine Update
An effective COVID-19 vaccine may be one of the key ways to end the coronavirus pandemic. That's why health officials are continuing to push forward on a possible vaccine.
How COVID-19 Affects Children
How does COVID-19 affect kids? It's a question most parents have. And we're starting to get answers.
Limiting Arsenic in Infant Rice Cereal
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued guidance meant to limit exposure to inorganic arsenic among infants.
Heads-Up: New Lice Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for head lice.
Going Back to School During COVID-19
Back-to-school season can already be a stressful time for parents. Add a global pandemic into the mix, and many parents might be pulling their hair out. Here's how to help your child stay safe.
Common Arthritis Pain Gel Now Available OTC
From prescription to over-the-counter — a common arthritis pain gel is now available without a prescription.
First Injectable for Cellulite Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first injectable medication for cellulite.
New COPD Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new inhaler for COPD.
FDA Removes Warning for Common Diabetes Rx
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has removed a boxed warning — the most serious drug warning — for the diabetes medication canagliflozin.
How to Spot Depression in Children
In kids and teens, severe depression is a real risk to health and well-being. Learn how to spot the signs of depression in your child.